What is IRC Crime?

Internet Relay Chat (IRC) servers have chat rooms in which people from anywhere the world can come together and chat with each other.

  •  Ø Criminal use it for meeting co-conspirators.

  •  Ø Hackers use it for discussing their exploits / sharing the techniques.

  •  Ø Paedophiles use chat rooms to allure small children.


Reason behind IRC Crime:

  •  Ø Sexually harassing an individual by winning their confidence through chatting.

  •  Ø Blackmailing people for ransom if not paid, they will publish their nude pictures or videos on internet.

  •  Ø Some are paedophiles who harass children for their own benefits.

  •  Ø Earning money by offering fake job or fake lottery.